Shopping Tips


bag full of groceriesMany people say a successful trip to the grocery store starts with a shopping list.

Even when you know which foods you should choose for your health, being able to pay for those foods might be hard, especially if you are on a fixed income.

Reading labels can help you make good food choices.

Planning a day’s worth of meals using smart food choices might seem overwhelming at first. Sample menus show you how easy it can be.


What's On Your Plate? is based on the nutrition recommendations for older adults in the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).